Does The Post Office Have A Future?

The Postal Service announced another round of service cutbacks today that are likely to just make the rapidity of its decline increase

What’s Really Behind The Netflix/Qwikster Split?

The decision to split Netflix into two companies makes no sense. Unless you look behind the scenes.

Netflix Gets Out of DVD Business, Spins of Qwikster

In a truly bizarre move, Netflix is spinning off the DVD-by-mail business that built them into an international brand and going stream-only. Those wishing to keep getting movies will have to sign on to something called Qwikster.

Productivity Killing American Economy?

Derek Thompson argues that “the real reason Americans fell so squeezed” is our obsession with productivity.

Netflix Raising Prices 60 Percent

Netflix will charge $7.99 for streaming video; it’s now a $2 add-on.

Would You Pay for Glenn Beck TV?

Beck heads to the internet.

YouTube as TV Alternative

Video entertainment is moving in two seemingly opposite directions simultaneously.

TV Better Than Movies

Changing economic realities led to a role reversal: television is where you turn for smart entertainment, whereas the movies have become lowbrow.

Blockbuster Goes Bust

Blockbuster is trying to reorganize itself, but it’s probably too late.

Is TV Too Complicated?

Has the digitization of entertainment — DVRs, iPods, iPods, digital cameras, Netflix, and so forth — transformed it from fun into work?

Web Is Dead – Long Live the Internet?

Wired proclaims, “The Web Is Dead. Long Live the Internet.” It’s great linkbait but completely wrongheaded.

Facebook Most Popular, Most Annoying Site

While people keep flocking to Facebook in droves, the site has the lowest satisfaction rating of any e-business site.

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YouTube as Broadcast Network Minor Leagues

Mark Cuban argues that the television networks should do something about a situation where pay for content in order to sell advertising whereas online players like YouTube sell advertising for content others paid for.

MPAA Loses Again

Don Knotts Dies at 81

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